Tag Archives: Health & Wellbeing

Dementia 2020 – The next Phase


Dementia 2020 – The Next Phase is an opportunity to consider progress of the Implementation Plan up to 2018 and will assess whether it has achieved the actions included as it moves into phase two. This conference will allow participants hearing from senior leaders from many of the key partner organisations involved in the 2020 Challenge.

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The Health Foundation Newsletter – Nov 2017


Breaking boundaries: redesigning pathways and services to improve care

Redesigning services across traditional care boundaries is not easy. Making change in complex environments with differing professional viewpoints and varying organisational priorities while getting on with the day job of delivering high quality health care is a huge task. We dip into some of the work going on to redesign care and ask what works to bring about change.

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The Health Foundation – Newsletter

Fit for the future?

A high performing workforce is essential to delivering sustainable, high quality, and efficient care. However, the NHS and social care workforce is under significant strain. This newsletter digs deeper into some of the biggest challenges, and shares a range of ideas that could help to create a more resilient and integrated workforce.  To read the full articles click here

The Health Foundation Newsletter

Health and care in uncertain times

We hear from a range of voices on some of the major issues facing both people working in health and care and policymakers. We look at the added challenge that working in an environment of uncertainty raises when trying to engage the people working at the front line to continually improve. To read the full newsletter click here

Faculty of Health & Wellbeing lunchtime research seminar series


Addressing the issue of safer staffing in community care settings: shining the spotlight on doing things differently. – Tuesday 14th March at 12-1pm (lunch & networking from 11.30am)

This session presents the outcomes of participatory research with community nurses that addresses the gaps and challenges in developing a robust way of measuring safe staffing levels on which to base decisions about commissioning of future health and care services for people in or close to their own homes.  Continue reading Faculty of Health & Wellbeing lunchtime research seminar series

NIHR Funding Alert

The following new funding opportunities are available:

Health Services and Delivery Research Programme
17/08 – Work force and skill mix in GP primary care services

17/09 – Services to support early intervention and self-care for children and young people referred to Children and Young People’s Mental Health Services/CAMHS

Invention for Innovation Programme
Challenge Award – Mental Health 2017

For more information and a list of all current funding opportunities, please visit the NIHR website.

Alcohol Research UK

New research shows drinkers much less likely to notice responsible drinking messages in pub environment

A new study by psychologists at London South Bank University (LSBU), funded by Alcohol Research UK, shows that drinkers are much less likely to notice responsible drinking messages on posters displayed in a busy pub environment than in a plain and simple room.

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